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CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
. >> next week, obama and romney meet in their first debate. watch and engage with c-span with our live debate preview at 7:00 p.m. eastern followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00 p.m. on c-span, both candidates on screen. on c-span2, the multi-camera version of the debate. following, we will have your reaction. live coverage on c-span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. >> on "washington journal" tomorrow morning, we examine the health care law that presidential candidate mitt romney signed into law when he was governor of massachusetts. boston herald reporter will be our guest. we will be joined by a host of reliable sources and the host of the daily download. we will discuss the recent report of how high school students are doing on the sats. our guests is vice president james montoya. "washington journal" is live on c-span everyday at 7:00 a.m. eastern. on tuesday, the new america foundation looks at the role of money in the 2012 elections. panelists include the former sec chairman and live coverage starts at 12:15 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> you are watching c-span2 at
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
models and in 2008, the obama campaign was basically modeling the elect trait and swing states every week which is to stay they would out tens of thousands pay phone calls and the volunteers talking to voters. data from commercial venders were feeding in to the alga rhythm. they come up with a prediction how they would vote. whether say that would vote. it allows you to guide canvassers to talk to people about particular issues. and so and so it's not there's less of a need to do all of your identification work individually. it happens h helps to have volunteer activity. one of the shifts that we see on the obama campaign this year, i think they're going to be using their canvassers far more from persuasion work and not just for ideas. and historically campaigns usually thought it as i use my volunteers to use the grunt work asking people who they are going to vote for. if my volunteers knocked on 1,000 doors and 100 people who care about abortion. i'll give the names who does the mail prochiewrs. and now you do a lot of the predicting which hundred people are most likely to be responsive
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am EDT
? >> i think campaigns like the obama campaign is smart about. you know, they do send people to do ids and those ids feed into their statistical models. in 2008, the obama campaign was basically modeling the electorate in swing states every week, which was to say that they would put out tens of thousands of payphone calls and have all the stuff for volunteers to talk to voters. that data and commercial vendors were feeding into these algorithms and every week they came up with the new projection of how each individual would vote, whether they were so, what issues they cared about. so that allows you to sort of guided canvassers to talk to people about particular issues. and so, there's less of a need to do all of your densification work individually. it helps to have volunteered to the feeding and that the more data points you have, the better predictions will be. one of the shifts will be using their canvassers far more for persuasion and not just for ids. historically campaigns usually thought of it as a use for volunteers to do the work of asking people who they're going to vote for
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
life? let's listen to president obama as he answered that question in the debate this week to inspect the first role of the government is to keep people safe. that is the most basic function, and as commander-in-chief, that is something that i have worked on and thought about every single day that i've been in the oval office. but i also believe that government has the capacity, the federal government has the capacity to help open up opportunities and create ladders of opportunity and create frameworks' where the american people can succeed. the genius of america is the free enterprise system and freedom, and the fact that people can go out there and start a business, work on an idea, make their own decisions, but as abraham lincoln understood, there's also things we do better today. so, in the middle of the civil war, abraham lincoln said let's help finance the transcontinental railroad. let's start the national academy of sciences. let's start the land grant colleges because we want to give the gateway if they are giving opportunity we are all going to be better off. that doesn't re
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